• Sea of Thieves' Microtransactions Won't Affect Progress, No Loot Boxes Either
Sea of Thieves' Microtransactions Won't Affect Progress, No Loot Boxes Either

At all, ' said Chapman. Are you excited to hear that Sea of Thieves will be loot box free? According to publication site DSOG and Metro we learn about Rare studio head Joe Neate's take on Sea of Thieves and said live services. "It'll come back. It'll be fine!" "We're treating this like it's the next big IP for Microsoft", Duncan expl...

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  • The Redmi Note 5 Pro's dual-camera bump looks very familiar
The Redmi Note 5 Pro's dual-camera bump looks very familiar

For specs rundown, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 now has a 5.99-inch Full HD+ screen (2160 x 1080 pixels) with 18:9 aspect ratio to offer, making room for some extra real-estate and resulting in 403 ppi pixel density. There's a 12-megapixel Sony sensor coupled with another 5-megapixel Samsung sensor. The Redmi Note 5 has an all-new design with a ...

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  • Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year
Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year

Disclosed to investors, Google advised Pixel phone shipments doubled in 2017 - a claim substantiated by IDC . While top devices from Apple and Samsung are widely available via all major wireless providers, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets can only be had through Google's online store or from Verizon (in the US).

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  • Metro, Dead Island, Saints Row Publisher Koch Media Acquired By THQ Nordic
Metro, Dead Island, Saints Row Publisher Koch Media Acquired By THQ Nordic

The purchase was announced through an official press release from THQ Nordic. Publisher THQ Nordic is set to acquire Koch Media in a deal understood to be worth €121 million ($149.6 million). The move reunites some of those titles with the THQ label. Another interesting tidbit from the official press release is that THQ Nordic mentions that ...

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  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan and Wagon Details and Photos Released
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan and Wagon Details and Photos Released

Luxury features like the ventilated seats with body massage function, four-zone climate control, electrically powered seats, seat heating with cooling and much more continue to remain unchanged. Since its founding in 1926, Mercedes-Benz has become an instantly recognizable brand, always appearing at the forefront of innovative design. Now in time f...

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  • Reply wants to add Smart Replies to all your messaging apps
Reply wants to add Smart Replies to all your messaging apps

One example was using your location to send and instant response to "when can you be home?" using your preferred method of transport and the time it'll take to wherever your home is. Reply will make sure to get the user's attention even when their phone is in silent mode. It's available in Inbox, Gmail , Allo, and recently, in Android Messages ...

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  • Fortnite: Epic announces a string of updates
Fortnite: Epic announces a string of updates

In the most recent Fortnite Battle Royale developer update, Epic Games revealed a bunch of exciting updates it's now working on for the game, including a 60fps option for consoles, changes to daily challenges and a lot more. It seemed that the move is in line with Epic's experimentation of shuttling in and out weapons and consumables, all in ...

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  • Everything Xiaomi India is launching on February 14
Everything Xiaomi India is launching on February 14

However, a new unconfirmed report has surfaced which says there will be a Redmi Note 5 Pro launching along with the Redmi Note 5 . Xiaomi has posted a teaser video which shows a mystery device that doesn't look like a smartphone. The LED flash is placed just below the camera module. This means we can't guarantee you the authenticity of this ...

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  • Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories
Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories

Of course, as the years have gone by, both Snapchat and Instagram have appropriated the other's features, with Instagram adopting Snapchat's "stories" features a while back now Now, as Techchrunch reports , it seems that Instagram is jumping on the "screenshot notification" bandwagon too.

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  • Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories
Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories

Talking about Instagram Stories, in brief, the feature lets you post an image or video inside your Stories which will not remain on your account permanently. While this feature seems to be helfpul for the creator to keep track of who snapped their story's screenshot, those who take the screenshots might likely have an escape route.

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  • How To Stream The 2018 Winter Olympics
How To Stream The 2018 Winter Olympics

He's in line to take over NBC's Sunday Night Football coverage when Al Michael retires, but for now he'll settle for the Olympics, along with other high-profile NBC gigs. The app, which received a $ 500 million investment from NBC in early 2017, will debut its new live streaming feature during the Olympics. The Live feature will be launched on S...

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  • Winter Olympics was hit by cyber-attack, officials confirm
Winter Olympics was hit by cyber-attack, officials confirm

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters in Saga Prefecture that dialogue between the two Koreas must be "based on the premise that North Korea will change its basic nuclear and missile policies". Pyeongchang: South Korea on Saturday investigated a mysterious internet shutdown during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony , which follows ...

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  • Olympic ceremony 'a symbol of how things might be'
Olympic ceremony 'a symbol of how things might be'

Seoul/Tokyo: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to meet in Pyongyang, a dramatic gesture that may raise prospects for easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The match came a day after the hockey squad marched into the stadium together holding blue and white Korean Unification Flags at the gala opening c...

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  • Turkish General Staff Reports Seven Soldiers Killed During Afrin Operation
Turkish General Staff Reports Seven Soldiers Killed During Afrin Operation

It said it had killed 26 militants. "Our security forces are engaging in a great fight". The army said in different statements the Turkish forces were killed and injured in different locations in Afrin. Unconfirmed Turkish media reports had said that Turkey halted flights after Russia closed the airspace over Afrin after militants shot down a...

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  • Kathleen Kennedy Explains Why Lord and Miller Were Fired from Solo
Kathleen Kennedy Explains Why Lord and Miller Were Fired from Solo

Creative differences with Lucasfilm was the cited reason for the pair exiting the movie, and rumours that followed suggested that Lord and Miller had hoped to turn " Solo " into more of a comedic flick than an action one. "It actually is a amusing little bit that will probably get a laugh", Kennedy says. Debuting in theaters on May 25, Solo: A ...

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  • My Nintendo Gold Points will soon be redeemable on Switch
My Nintendo Gold Points will soon be redeemable on Switch

Players can earn Gold Points by purchasing Nintendo hardware and software, as well as through playing Nintendo apps on their smart devices. The rewards system has had a hard time living up to its predecessor, Club Nintendo, which was initiated in 2008.

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  • Iran's Winter Olympics athletes will get to keep their Samsung smart phones
Iran's Winter Olympics athletes will get to keep their Samsung smart phones

Organisers had refused to give athletes from Iran, North Korea Galaxy Note 8 from sponsor Samsung due to sanctions. Pyeongchang Olympic organisers said they had apologised to Iran on Friday after a diplomatic furore over its athletes being denied special Samsung phones issued for the Games.

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  • WhatsApp UPI payment feature: How to get it right now
WhatsApp UPI payment feature: How to get it right now

The implementation appears to be very simple and straight-forward. The user must verify their number via SMS and choose a bank. The menu also holds a detailed log of your payment history, including the two parties and the bank involved. This feature is said to be available on WhatsApp version 2.18.21 for iOS, and version 2.18.41 for Android. This...

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  • Total Audience for First Olympic Night Down 14%
Total Audience for First Olympic Night Down 14%

NBC's main channel airs snowboarding, alpine skiing and figure skating . And while those numbers sound rather impressive, compared to the pre-Opening Day coverage in 2014 for the winter games in Sochi, Russia, the coverage in the key demographic dropped by 38 percent and was down another 20 percent in overall viewership, losing some 4 million v...

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  • Asus Zenfone 5 Lite leaked with four cameras, FHD+ 18:9 display
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite leaked with four cameras, FHD+ 18:9 display

The company could also be launching the flagship device in the particular series. Asus already confirmed its presence at the MWC 2018 . All the new Zenfone 5 smartphones are expected to come with 18:9 display with minimal bezels, followed by a comparatively large chin.

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  • Facebook testing new 'downvote' button
Facebook testing new 'downvote' button

Despite intitial reports from Twitter users that "downvote" button functioned similarly to a "dislike" button, Facebook tells Business Insider that downvoting a comment does not affect how it's displayed on Facebook. DownVote button will be located right besides the like button which you can see underneath the comment. You can choose the right op...

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  • Cisco, Harmonic, Ericsson, AT&T Tout NBC Olympic Partnerships
Cisco, Harmonic, Ericsson, AT&T Tout NBC Olympic Partnerships

Olympics will use 30 Lyric systems to cover the Winter Games, with about half deployed at its headquarters in Stamford, CT, and the remaining used at NBC Olympics' production facility at the International Broadcast Center in PyeongChang. Archived footage will also be moved from Stamford to PyeongChang as needed. FileCatalyst Central, a web base...

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  • Catholic skater Yuna Kim lights the Olympic torch
Catholic skater Yuna Kim lights the Olympic torch

Along with diplomacy, the weather has been one of the other dominant topics in the build-up to an Olympics which is expected to be the coldest in more than 20 years. That meant Pence was mere feet away from Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of North Korean head of state Kim Jong-un. Team USA entered the stadium while the worldwide hit " Gangn...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will get Android 8.0 Oreo update
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will get Android 8.0 Oreo update

Finally, Samsung is rolling out the Android Oreo update for their S8-series devices , well "Better late than never". The pages for the S6, S6 edge , S6 edge+, and Note 5 all say "Phase: Complete: Version 8.0 Oreo" and "T-Mobile and the device manufacturer have agreed to support a new software update".

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  • Google reaches agreement with Getty Images to display its content in Search
Google reaches agreement with Getty Images to display its content in Search

Google and Getty Images are playing nice. In April 2016, Getty filed an antitrust lawsuit saying that when Google started displaying high-resolution photos in its search results, it was diverting traffic away from Getty's own site and making it too easy for users to download photos without paying for the images or giving appropriate credit.

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